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Horses, Hitches and Rocky Trails.

by BACK, Joe

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Denver : Sage Books, (1959). First edition, first printing. Octavo. 117, [1] pp. Numerous full page illustrations after Joe Back. Publisher's light brown cloth with dark brown cover and spine lettering, pictorial endpapers of packing gear done by Back, blue dust jacket with a rd pack horse illustration after Back. Jacket price-clipped and with protective thin strip of blue vinyl tape to top and bottom edges (matches jacket color). A very fresh and clean copy in a very handsome dust jacket with no chipping or tears. Often referred to as the Packer's Bible, this book has attained an almost cult-like status. Aside from knowing everything about packing, Joe Back was a very accomplished artist and that can be seen in the many illustrations in this book.




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